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Career Ladder talks to Signum Facilities Management’s MD

Q: What was you first job in the FM sector? Facilities Manager for Doncaster Primary Care Trust. Q: What made you choose FM as a career? I didn’t! It chose me really. I had been working in the NHS for ...

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Career Ladder talks to Pareto’s Francesca Laugier-Davies

Q: What was you first job in the FM sector? I applied for an FM apprenticeship with a charity I was volunteering for at the time. Q: What made you choose FM as a career? I wasn’t exactly clear on ...

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Career Ladder talks to Simone Fenton-Jarvis, Workplace Services Consultancy Development Director

Q: What was you first job in the FM sector? Facilities Assistant in a Leisure Centre. Q: What made you choose FM as a career? I had a passion for health and fitness and started to work in Leisure without ...

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Career Ladder talks to Cheryl Whiting at Encore Estate Management

Q: What was you first job in the FM sector? I was working in a Residential Home when I was 23, taking care of the cleaning team, parking and security teams there. Q: What made you choose FM as a ...

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Career Ladder talks to JLL’s EMEA Engineering and Sustainability Manager

Q: What was you first job in the FM sector? In the client-based FM sector it was with JLL in April 2017 and I haven’t looked back since. Prior to this, and due to the downturn, I had to rethink ...

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Career Ladder talks to facilities director, Lucy Hind

Q: How did you progress through the profession to your current role? I started as a building service engineer progressing into service management and into FM. The industry has opened up many doors for me as I have become embedded ...

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Career Ladder talks to the MD of RFM Group

Q: How did you progress through the profession to your current role? At the age of 26 I was lured into the profession to suit my child care needs. I started life as an area supervisor and worked my way ...

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Career Ladder talks to Bruntwood’s Commercial Manager

Q: How did you progress through the profession to your current role? As Bruntwood’s investment ambitions for Birmingham have grown, my Director’s role has expanded quite substantially and my role has increased in scope to assist them. My role has ...

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Career Ladder talks to the Account Director at Anabas

Q: What was your first ever job? My first job was on an assembly line boxing empty beer bottles before they were shipped to a distillery. It wasn’t the easiest job, as the bottles would often be hot as they ...

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Career Ladder talks to the Head of Property & Facilities at Close Brothers Asset Management

Q: What was you first job in the FM sector? After a few years as a Barristers clerk I joined a law firm as a Facilities Assistant. They were a national firm and the London office wasn’t significant in size ...

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